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Robin Prendes

Lightweight Men's Four

Birthplace:
Matanzas, Cuba
Hometown:
Miami, Fla.
Current Residence:
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Club Affiliation:
USRowing Training Center – Oklahoma City
Began Rowing:
American Barge Club, 2001
Date of Birth:
12/13/88
Height:
6'1”
Weight:
155
High School:
Miami Coral Park Senior High School, 2007
Undergraduate Education:
Princeton University, 2011
Training Location:
Princeton, N.J.
Current Coaches:
Marty Crotty, Cameron Kiosoglous
Years on National Team:
Six – 2006, Junior; 2008, 2010 Under 23; 2011-13, Senior

International Results:
Finished fifth in the lightweight four at the 2013 World Rowing Championships...Finished seventh in the lightweight four at the 2013 Samsung World Rowing Cup #3...Finished eighth in the lightweight four at the 2012 Olympic Games...Won the lightweight four at the 2012 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta...Finished 13th in the lightweight four at the 2011 World Rowing Championships...Finished third in the lightweight four at the 2010 World Rowing Under 23 Championships...Won the Temple Challenge Cup at the 2009 Henley Royal Regatta…Finished 14th in the lightweight double sculls at the 2008 World Rowing Under 23 Championships...Finished 13th in the single sculls at the 2006 World Rowing Junior Championships…Finished second in the A single sculls and the B single sculls at the 2005 South American Speed Championships.

National Results:
Won the lightweight pair at the 2013 National Selection Regatta #2...Won the lightweight eight at the 2011 Head of the Charles Regatta...Finished fifth in the lightweight varsity eight at the 2011 IRA Championships...Finished fourth in the lightweight varsity eight at the 2011 Eastern Sprints...Won the lightweight varsity eight at the 2010 IRA Championships...Won the lightweight varsity eight at the 2010 Eastern Sprints Regatta...Won the lightweight varsity eight at the 2009 IRA Championships...Won the lightweight varsity eight at the 2009 Eastern Sprints Regatta...Won the lightweight double sculls at the 2008 USRowing Under 23 World Championships Trials…Finished sixth in the freshman lightweight eight at the 2008 Eastern Sprints…Won the single sculls at the 2006 Junior World Championship Trials…Won the junior double sculls, finished second in the junior single sculls and finished third in the junior quadruple sculls at the 2005 USRowing National Championships…Finished second in the quadruple sculls at the 2005 USRowing Youth Invitational.

Personal:
Robin speaks fluent Spanish…He lists winning the Temple Challenge Cup as his most memorable sporting achievement.